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Rag Radio 2011-10-14 - Scholar, Author, Urban Theorist & Social Activist Mike Davis

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Rag Radio 2011-10-14 - Scholar, Author, Urban Theorist & Social Activist Mike Davis


Published October 14, 2011


Mike Davis is a Distinguished Professor in the Department of Creative Writing at the University of California, Riverside. An urban theorist, historian, and social activist, Davis is the author of City of Quartz: Excavating the Future in Los Angeles, In Praise of Barbarians: Essays against Empire, and Planet of Slums. His columns appear frequently at TomDispatch and occasionally on The Rag Blog.

He was named a MacArthur Fellow in 1998, and was honored for distinguished achievement in nonfiction writing by the Lannan Literary Foundation. City of Quartz was named a best book in urban politics by the American Political Science Association and won the Isaac Deutscher Award from the London School of Economics and has been translated into eight languages.

Host and Producer: Thorne Dreyer; Engineer and Co-Producer, Tracey Schultz. Rag Radio is produced in the studios of KOOP 91.7-FM, a cooperatively-run community radio station in Austin, Texas, in association with The Rag Blog (theragblog.blogspot.com) and the New Journalism Project.


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